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22 Mar 2005 – NEW YORK – Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, wrapping up a weeklong visit to the United States, said his country is ready to work with Syria, but only after it withdraws its forces from Lebanon. “Lebanon has no enemies.”  Read more...
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16 Mar 2005 – NEW YORK – Syria’s withdrawal from Lebanon, the rise of an interreligious opposition movement there and the role of the United States in a changing Middle East will be subjects discussed by the leader of Lebanon’s Maronite Church, Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, at a press conference at Catholic Near East Welfare Association, 1011 First Avenue, New York, on Monday, 21 March, at 10:30 a.m.  Read more...
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10 Mar 2005 – NEW YORK – The leader of Lebanon’s Maronite Church, Nasrallah Cardinal Sfeir, Patriarch of Antioch of the Maronites, will hold a press conference at Catholic Near East Welfare Association, 1011 First Avenue, New York, on Monday, 21 March, at 10:30 a.m.  Read more...
21 Jan 2005 – NEW YORK – A financial accounting illustrating the details of a papal gift for charitable works in Palestine was the subject of a Vatican meeting today with Angelo Cardinal Sodano, the Holy See’s Secretary of State, reported Msgr. Robert L. Stern, President of the Pontifical Mission, CNEWA’s operating agency in the Middle East.  Read more...
14 Jan 2005 – CNEWA Canada’s Ottawa office is now open and at the service of Canadians supporting the work of this Vatican agency, announced Msgr. Robert L. Stern, CNEWA’s Secretary General.  Read more...
06 Jan 2005 – NEW YORK – Catholic dioceses in southern India responded rapidly after the 26 December tsunami that ravaged much of Southeast Asia, reported Thomas Varghese, Catholic Near East Welfare Association’s Regional Director for India, who is based in the city of Ernakulam in the southwestern state of Kerala.  Read more...
29 Dec 2004 – NEW YORK – Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA) has launched an emergency appeal to aid victims of last Sunday’s devastating tsunami in the southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.  Read more...
30 Sep 2004 – NEW YORK – The newly appointed Custos of the Holy Land, the Very Rev. Pierbattista Pizzaballa, O.F.M., will meet with members of the press at the New York office of Catholic Near East Welfare Association on Wednesday, 6 October, at 11:30 a.m.  Read more...


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